Management - Supply Chain Systems
School/College: School of Business and Economics
Degree(s) Offered: Master of Science in Management
Graduate Coordinator: Roger J. Gagnon Email: email@example.com Phone: 336-256-2277
Department Chair: Linda S. Coley Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 336-334-7565
The Department of Marketing, Transportation and Supply Chain offers a program of study leading to the Master of Science in Management degree with a major concentration in Supply Chain Systems. The program prepares students and professionals for careers in public and private sector positions in transportation and supply chain management. The program blends traditional management education in the areas of marketing, management, management information systems, and quantitative analysis, with specialized core competencies relating to supply chain management, transportation planning, transportation, materials management, and purchasing.
Additional Admission Requirements
- Appropriate GMAT or GRE exam scores. GMAT and GRE exam is waived if undergraduate GPA is 3.30 or higher
- A current resume
- Students will know the supply chain functions and recognize the impact these functions have on domestic and global operations.
- Students will be able to apply the principles of cost, demand, and supply chain design to effectively manage the information, product, and financial flows through the supply chain to develop value-creating networks
The Master of Science in Management degree program requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework.
Subject Core Course(s)
- ACCT 714 - Managerial Accounting & Finance(3.0) credit hours)
- MIS 713 - Management & Implementation of Enterprise Information Systems (3.0) credit hours)
- MGMT 715 - Quantitative Business Analysis (3.0) credit hours)
- MKTG 716 - Strategic Marketing (3.0) credit hours)
- MGMT 718 - Management & Organization Analysis (3.0) credit hours)
- ECON 608 - Managerial Economics (3.0) credit hours)
Course subject area(s)
- MIS 719 – Enterprise Systems Analysis and Design (3.0)
- MIS 744 – Enterprise Data Modeling (3.0)
- TSCM 720 – Global Supply Chain Design and Management (3.0) credit hours)
- TSCM 725 - Purchasing & Materials Management (3.0) credit hours)
- TSCM 727 - Supply Chain Systems Integration (3.0) credit hours)
- TSCM Elective (3.0) credit hours)
Electives (3.0) hours required
Based on their career goals students may select one three credit course from the following selection:
Based on the students career interest one of the following three credit courses can be selected as a TSCM elective:
- TSCM 600. Special Topics in Transportation and Logistics Credits 3(3-0)
- TSCM 650. Transportation Law Credit 3(3-0)
- TSCM 660. National Transportation Policy Credit 3(3-0)
- TSCM 670. Materials Management Credit 3(3-0)
- TSCM 730 Transportation Planning
Admission to Candidacy
Completion of all required courses as specified in the Plan of Study and a minimum 3.0 GPA are required for graduation.
Graduate assistantships are available to outstanding students from The Graduate School and the School of Business and Economics. In addition tuition remission and scholarships are also available for outstanding students.
While internships are encouraged, they are not required as part of the progam requirements. Students have the opportunity to explore internships and full time employment opportunities at the North Carolina A&T State University Career Fair held each semester on campus. Over 100 companies typically participate in these events.
Advising for all Master of Science in Management (MSM) students and Post Baccalaureate Studies (PBS) students is provided by the MSM program director in conjunction with department chairs.
MSM students have the opportunity to join/assist faculty in joint research efforts. In addition students can become involved in various graduate business case competitions. Expenses for travel to these competitions may be supported partially or in full by the School of Business and Economics.
The MSM program is accredited by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. This is the premier accrediting agency for undergraduate and graduate schools of business, economics, and accountancy.
Directory of Faculty
- Julian Benjamin, Professor, B.S., New York University; M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
- Linda Silver Coley, Associate Professor and Chairperson, B.S.; Bennet Colege; M.B.A., Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio; PhD., University of Cincinnati
- Kathryn Cort, Associate Professor, B.S.Ed., M.A., The Ohio State University; M.B.A. and Ph.D., Kent State University
- Kathryn E. Dobie, UPS Chaired Professor and Director of Transportation Institute, B.M., Wittenburg University; A.S., Dalton College; M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Memphis; C.P.M; C.T.I.
- Keith C. Jones, Adjunct Associate Professor, B.S., Northeast Missouri State University (Truman State University); M.B.A., Northwest Missouri State University; Ph.D., The University of Memphis
- Roland Leak, Assistant Professor, B.S., North Carolina A&T State University; M.B.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina
- Kimberly R. McNeil, Associate Professor, B.S., North Carolina A&T State University; Ph.D., Florida State University
- Kofi Obeng, Professor , B.Sc., University of Science & Technology (Kumasi, Ghana); M.U.P., McGill University (Montreal, Canada); A.M., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
- Harry Sink , Associate Professor , B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
- George W. Stone, Associate Professor, B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point; M.B.A., Boston University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi
- Jacqueline Williams, Associate Professor, B.S., Drexel University; M.B.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., Florida State University
- Omar Woodham, Assistant Professor, B.Sc., University of the West Indies; M.B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D. Syracuse University